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    During Wednesday’s new episode of General Hospital, spoilers indicate that everybody will get to watch some scenes involving both Dr. Neil Byrne and Alexis Davis. While the two have great chemistry together, it doesn’t look as if they’ll necessarily be in the same place at the same time in this case. Both of them are...
    The acting State Department inspector general has resigned after less than three months on the job. The departure follows his predecessor's abrupt removal from the watchdog position by President Trump at the recommendation of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in May.  "Ambassador Stephen J. Akard, the State Department's Acting Inspector General and the Director of...
    The U.S. Department of State’s independent watchdog is reeling from a leadership upheaval for the second time this year. Acting Inspector General (IG) of the Department of State Stephen Akard tendered his resignation earlier this week and will be out of the job on Friday, according to a statement released by the internal oversight...
    By MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department’s acting inspector general resigned abruptly on Wednesday following the firing of his predecessor in circumstances now being investigated by Congress. Stephen Akard announced his resignation just two days after Democrats issued subpoenas for several of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s top aides to...
    Warning of “dangerously low and insufficient” supply projections, a bipartisan coalition of nearly three dozen state attorneys general is urging the Trump administration to end pharmaceutical giant Gilead’s monopoly control over Covid-19 treatment remdesivir by authorizing generic production of the drug, which was developed with the support of at least $70 million in taxpayer funding. “Now more than ever,...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department’s acting inspector general resigned abruptly on Wednesday following the firing of his predecessor in circumstances now being investigated by Congress. Stephen Akard announced his resignation just two days after Democrats issued subpoenas for several of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s top aides to answer questions about the shakeup...
    The acting State Department watchdog, Stephen Akard, reportedly resigned just three months after President Trump fired the department's previous inspector general. The State Department Office of Inspector General staff were told by email on Wednesday of Akard's decision, according to CNN. Akard's deputy, Diana Shaw, said he would be returning to Indiana but did not...
    The State Department’s acting inspector general is resigning from his role after less than three months in the position to return to the private sector, the agency announced Wednesday. Acting Inspector General Stephen Akard will be replaced by Diana Shaw, who will take on the watchdog role in an acting capacity as well. Shaw previously served as...
    Washington (CNN)The acting State Department watchdog Stephen Akard has resigned after serving in the role for less than 3 months following the firing of the previous inspector general by President Donald Trump at the recommendation of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.State Department Office of Inspector General (OIG) staff were told of Akard's decision in an...
    Mikey Corona, co-owner of the Mockingbird restaurant in Nashville, says a bachelorette partier purposely coughed on one of his workers. News Channel 5 Mikey Corona, the co-owner of Nashville restaurant Mockingbird, a bachelorette party of ten stormed out of his restaurant when told they couldn't push their tables together, according to multiple reports....
              State Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Cave Spring) (pictured above) introduced a bill last week to check the Virginia governor’s executive order powers under the Emergency Services and Disaster Law (ESDL). The ESDL allows the Virginia governor “to direct and compel evacuation of all or part of the populace from...
    Nearly half of the prison population at the Tucson Whetstone Unit have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry (ADCRR). The department issued a statement on Tuesday announcing that 517 inmates tested positive. Those inmates are being housed together away from the general prison population and will be...
    BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State Police will send six troopers to Benton Harbor to crack down on large gatherings, loud music and reckless drivers, behavior that has become a “general menace,” the city said Tuesday. Benton Harbor reached out to state police in response to residents' pleas to restore order in the city....
    With the body footage of the events that led up to the death of George Floyd now public, Fox News host Tucker Carlson believes its contents were purposely shielded from the public. Carlson made the speculation on Tuesday after leaked footage, first published Monday by the Daily Mail, depicted Floyd's arrest in Minneapolis after...
    Savannah Rychcik August 4, 2020 0 Comments President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence held a swearing-in ceremony for Gen. Charles “C.Q.” Brown, the United States military’s first African American service chief. “It was my honor to formally swear-in General Charles Q. Brown, the first African-American military service chief in American History. President [Donald Trump]...
    Disney plans to launch a new general entertainment streaming platform overseas in 2021 under the Star brand name, CEO Bob Chapek announced today. Chapek didn’t give too many details about the platform, including in which countries Star would launch or pricing, but he noted that it would include content from ABC, FX, Freeform, Searchlight, and...
    During Tuesday’s episode of General Hospital, actress Lindsay Hartley first appeared in her gig as a temporary recast for Kelly Monaco. It looks as if viewers had a lot to say about seeing the Passions veteran playing the role of the iconic Port Charles resident she’s portraying. News emerged last week revealing the casting change....
    (CBS DETROIT) – Michigan’s state primary election is being held Tuesday to determine candidates at the local, state and federal levels for the general election on Nov. 3. Down in Midtown, CW50’s Cryss Walker shows voters dropping off their absentee ballots while others maintain social distancing for in-person voting. The state spent over $4 million...
    Looking through Ryan Lizza and Daniel Lippman’s piece on Donald Trump’s campaign in Politico, I was struck by how widespread the impression is that the president employed “a bag of tricks” to get elected in 2016. There are a lot of people who seem to believe that Trump’s sagging polls indicate that he’s like a children’s birthday party...
    Wednesday’s episode of General Hospital will show the emotional moments that Nelle Benson, Michael Corinthos, and Willow Tait navigate as they wait for the judge’s decision in their custody battle. The last portion of the hearing was a jaw-dropper and spoilers suggest that everybody will be feeling emotional as the wait continues. Given the outburst...
    Matthew Chapman August 4, 2020 6:05PM (UTC) This article originally appeared on Raw Story On CNN Monday, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) laid into Louis DeJoy, the controversial GOP megadonor just appointed to serve as President Donald Trump's postmaster general amid fears he will try to sabotage the Postal Service for personal gain or to block mail-in...
    Carly Corinthos and Jason Morgan will have a tough conversation during Tuesday’s episode of General Hospital. Spoilers suggest that he will be needing some help from her of some sort, and whatever he is about to ask will be significant. The preview for Tuesday’s episode shared via Twitter showed that the two besties would be...
    The Michigan primary is another giant screaming warning about the damage Donald Trump has already done to the U.S. Postal Service in a year when vote-by-mail will be essential to a safe and fair election. With just days to go before Tuesday’s primary, The Washington Post reports, some voters hadn't received their absentee ballots—including one man who said...
    Reuters August 4, 2020 0 Comments A bipartisan coalition of attorneys general on Tuesday urged the U.S. government to use its legal authority to increase the availability and lower the price of Gilead Sciences’ COVID-19 treatment, remdesivir. Gilead has priced remdesivir, the antiviral drug at the forefront of the battle against the pandemic, at...
    General Hospital spoilers tease that during the next new episode, which will air on Tuesday, August 4, viewers will see Valentin Cassadine prepare to make his next move. He has been working with lawyer Martin Gray for months now and he is intent on taking over ELQ. However, he still needs more stockholder shares to...
    Washington — The House Oversight and Reform Committee is requesting the postmaster general appear before the Democrat-led panel to discuss changes to the U.S. Postal Service that have caused delays in mail delivery, an issue taking on heightened importance as states expand vote-by-mail for the November election. The committee, led by Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney, a...
    U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres announced a policy brief Tuesday called “Save our Future.” The United Nations’ chief says the world must take steps now to combat a learning crisis amid school closures. “Now we face a generational catastrophe that could waste untold human potential, undermine decades of progress, and exacerbate entrenched inequalities,” U.N. Secretary-General António...
    These allegations are no laughing – or coughing – matter. The co-owner of a restaurant in Nashville, Tenn., claims that a bachelorette party group recently behaved badly and defied health orders amid the coronavirus pandemic, with one guest even allegedly, maliciously coughing on an employee. Mikey Corona, a co-owner of The Mockingbird, said that a...
    LINCOLN PARK — General Iron’s North Side facility could fully reopen within days of passing its final city inspections, officials said Monday. Explosions led to the shut down of General Iron’s metal-shredding operations in May. But Dr. Allison Arwady, head of the city’s public health department, told residents in a Monday town hall the Lincoln...
    (CNN) — El secretario general de la ONU, Antonio Guterres, advirtió el martes que el mundo enfrenta una «catástrofe generacional» debido al cierre de escuelas en medio de la pandemia de coronavirus. «Hacer que los estudiantes vuelvan a las escuelas y a las instituciones de aprendizaje de la manera más segura posible debe ser una...
    BANGKOK (Reuters) - The heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune was believed to have been driving much faster than initially thought when he was involved in a fatal hit-and-run in 2012, a prosecution spokesman said on Tuesday, in a case that has stirred anger in Thailand. Vorayuth Yoovidhya was accused of crashing his...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday gave the State Board of Elections two days to put forth its plans for how it will administer the general election in November amid the coronavirus pandemic. In a two-page letter to elections board administrator Linda Lamone, Hogan demanded an explanation as to why absentee ballot...
    House Democrats have subpoenaed four top aides to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the ongoing investigation into why Donald Trump axed the agency’s inspector general. House Affairs Committee Chair Eliot Engel of New York said the four aides were obstructing the panel’s investigation into the dismissal of Inspector General Steve Linick, who was conducting two investigations into Pompeo....
    Amazon could soon have another problem on its hands. According to Bloomberg, New York attorney general Letitia James is partnering with her counterpart in California and the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the online retailer. Bloomberg reports the three agencies will work together to interview witnesses over the next couple of weeks. We knew the FTC and attorney general...
    General Hospital did not waste any time in generating a lot of excitement among viewers with their shift from reruns back to new episodes on Monday. As had been rumored, actor Dominic Zamprogna has returned as Dante Falconeri and it looked like this development has everybody involved quite thrilled. The show didn’t wait long to...
    General Hospital has been filming again for about two weeks after a months-long hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, there have been a few cast changes behind the scenes and now a new tidbit has emerged. The role of Brook Lynn Quartermaine is reportedly being recast, but actress Amanda Setton will apparently be back...
    Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe Biden2020 Democratic Party platform endorses Trump's NASA moon program Don't let Trump distract us from the real threat of his presidency Abrams: Trump 'doing his best to undermine our confidence' in voting system MORE’s campaign announced its first Texas hires for the general election on Monday, as polls show the...
    The House Oversight and Reform Committee on Monday asked Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to answer questions at an upcoming hearing as concerns mount over delivery delays and how they could affect mail-in voting. Chairwoman Carolyn MaloneyCarolyn Bosher Maloney100 days out, parties fear chaotic election Lawmakers press Lockheed to pay back Pentagon for F-35 issues Trump threatens...
    General Hospital spoilers tease that the episode airing on Tuesday, August 4 will be a juicy one. New shows are back after more than two months of repeats and it did not take long for the chaos in Port Charles to escalate again. Nina Reeves stunned Nelle Benson with her court testimony in the custody...
    General Hospital aired a new episode on Monday, its first since production went on hold in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Spoilers heading into this August 3 episode had promised viewers that the first five minutes would contain something shocking, and that was indeed the case. It had been rumored that actor Dominic Zamprogna...
    Getty Actress Kelly Monaco arrives to the Los Angeles premiere of "Jimi: All Is By My Side." When General Hospital returns to ABC with new episodes on August 3, fans of the soap opera may be surprised to discover that the character Sam Morgan will not be played by Kelly Monaco for a...
    Getty Lindsay Hartley is temporarily taking over the role of Sam Morgan on "General Hospital." Fans of General Hospital may be surprised to discover that the soap opera’s character Sam Morgan looks different in new episodes. Sam Morgan, usually portrayed by actress Kelly Monaco, was temporarily recast; in Monaco’s absence, the role was...
    LINCOLN PARK — General Iron is ready for city inspectors to tour the facility and evaluate its repaired equipment, signaling a potential avenue for the scrap metal recycler to reopen its Lincoln Park site. Since dual explosions halted operations in May, General Iron has repaired its regenerative thermal oxidizer thermal oven — a $2...
    A pair of House Committees issued subpoenas Monday that would require testimony and depositions from top aides to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo – including the senior advisor alleged to have walked his dog and performed other errands. House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Rep. Eliot Engel and House Oversight Committee chair Carolyn Maloney, both Democrats,...
    DEMOCRATIC lawmaker Maxine Waters believes President Trump will "lie, cheat and steal" to win the election this November. Waters, the House Financial Services Committee Chair, was responding Monday to an alleged "sabotage" on mail-in voting by Republicans. 3Maxine Waters, D-Calif, claimed Trump is trying to sabotage mail-in votingCredit: Getty - Contributor 3In fiery tweets, Waters...
    The Nevada Senate approved a bill Sunday to implement a majority mail-in election in November. In their argument, Senate Democrats asserted that the measure, Assembly Bill 4, was needed due to concerns over the coronavirus, citing long lines at the polls and close contact with others. The measure, which was passed with a 13 to 8...